NOVA Engineering is currently seeking commercial Engineering Technicians / Special Inspectors for our Kennesaw, GA and Norcross, GA offices. Primary duties will include performing QA/QC tests (soils, masonry, reinforced concrete, structural steel, post-tensioning, etc.). Some travel may be required. The position will be predominately field located.
For these positions the employees will be providing quality assurance/quality control testing and ICC special inspection duties for commercial, retail, educational, low to high-rise, manufacturing, etc. construction projects. Successful candidates must perform on site observations/inspections to confirm compliance with the local building code and project contract documents, collect samples per ASTM & project requirements, perform specific QA/QC tests on construction materials and building components per ASTM, ACI, etc. standards, and maintain detail records of observations, inspections and test results. Work is generally performed unsupervised (i.e. employee is in the field as the Company’s representative) but under the direction of a Professional Engineer or Project Manager.
Minimum Qualifications, Experience and Education:
- ACI Level I (minimum) for concrete sampling/testing, or the ability to secure such
- ICC Certifications in Soils, Structural Concrete and Post-tensioning are a huge plus
- NICET Level II in soils, or the ability to secure such
- Radiation safety trained for the use of Nuclear Density Gauges, or the ability to secure such
- 2+ years’ experience performing multi-discipline special inspections & tests for ICC certified inspectors
- The ability to read plans & specifications
- Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
- Valid State Driver’s license with clean driving record
Established in 1996, NOVA was originally founded to provide Environmental Consulting, Geotechnical Engineering, and Construction Materials Testing and Inspection (CMT) services to the design and construction community in Georgia. Today we serve the eastern United States as NOVA Group Services with two operating subsidiaries, including NOVA Engineering and Environmental, and NOVA Quality Assurance Consulting Services. NOVA remains an employee-owned business focused on client service and technical excellence.
In addition to our traditional Environmental, Geotechnical Engineering, and CMT consulting services, NOVA also provides Building Envelope, Roof Consulting, and Structural / Forensics Engineering services that include condition assessments, design development review, failure analysis, as well as building envelope/roofing testing and inspection services during construction and/or rehabilitation.
NOVA has also expanded to provide industry leadership in building code compliance services that include: Municipal and Government Outsourcing, Loss Prevention, Construction Defect Mitigation, state of Florida Private ProviderTM and HUD Inspection services. Our professional staff includes experienced ICC certified plans examiners and inspectors, building officials, and engineers that can help you maintain the building standards of your community.
Currently, NOVA employs over 350 personnel located in 16 offices. Our professional staff consists of registered engineers, geologists, scientists, ICC inspectors, certified inspectors for housing and urban development, building officials, laboratory specialists, NICET and ACI-certified technicians, AWS-certified welding inspectors, and specialty consultants.
Location/Region: Atlanta, GA (US)